This page provides links to materials that we will be using (or may refer to) in the MORE Project to assist with training, licensing, and Get On The Air (GOTA) activities of new Technician amateur radio operators. These links should not be construed as an endorsement of any individual, organization, information or product. Contents of the material at the links are the property of their authors or assignees.
- How to get an amateur radio license: https://www.bridgecomsystems.com/blogs/bridgecom-tx-rx-blog/how-to-get-an-amateur-radio-license
- Limor Fried (aka Ladyada), Founder, CEO and Chief Engineer of Adafruit Industries, took and passed all 3 amateur radio exams in one VE session at ABC Studios in NYC. This video documents and celebrates this accomplishment and provides tips for those who are studying: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XjAA8YxBkS0
- The Eastern Pennsylvania Section of the ARRL has a “What Hams Do” series of videos, featuring interviews and information about a broad range of topics in which amateur radio operators are involved: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLxVNZ1HEF9gTaPf-QhvJNA
- MORE videos to be added soon!
Radio License Exam Practice
- Randomized tests from the question pool, weighted according to the proportion of items that will appear in the actual exam: https://www.qrz.com/hamtest/
- HamStudy by SignalStuf is the Website that Ladyada used to practice for her ham exams. She likes it because it can track the questions that you’ve been missing, and will repeat those at various intervals to help you remember the correct answers. Go here to get started: https://hamstudy.org/
- MORE practice exam sites to be added soon!
- A PDF of the No Nonsense Study Guide that the MORE Project will be using for the Technician course can be downloaded for FREE here: https://www.kb6nu.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/2018-no-nonsense-tech-study-guide-v1-1.pdf
- Other versions of the Technician guide (including a printed paperback) and the No Nonsense Study Guides for the General and Extra Class licenses, by Dan Romanchik KB6NU, can be ordered here: https://www.kb6nu.com/study-guides/
- The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) has a wide variety of resources for many aspects of amateur radio. Their exam review materials can be ordered via: http://www.arrl.org/shop/Licensing-and-Education/
- The Gordon West W5YI Group provides detailed study guides with companion audio CDs that can help you understand and remember the information needed to pass each of the amateur radio exams. Order these materials via: https://www.gordonwestradioschool.com/main/page_w5yi_training_resources.html
- MORE textbooks to be added soon!
Quick Reference Materials
- Downloadable reference chart from the ARRL, showing the allowable frequencies and band plan recommendations for US Amateur Radio Technicians, effective March 5, 2012: http://www.arrl.org/files/file/Tech%20Band%20Chart/US%20Amateur%20Radio%20Technician%20Privileges.pdf
- ARRL’s full band plan chart for all US Amateur Radio licenses, updated as of September 22, 2017: http://www.arrl.org/files/file/Regulatory/Band%20Chart/Band%20Chart%208_5%20X%2011%20Color.pdf
- Chart of common Q-signal abbreviations and the ITU phonetic alphabet words: https://www.arrl.org/files/file/Get%20on%20the%20Air/Comm%20w%20Other%20Hams-Q%20Signals.pdf
- MORE quick reference materials to be added soon!
Scouting & Amateur Radio
- The MORE Project can work with your troop to help scouts (of all genders) earn the Radio Merit Badge. Instructions for the BSA badge are here: https://filestore.scouting.org/filestore/Merit_Badge_ReqandRes/Radio.pdf
- Slidesets by Phil Westover WA7URV that cover the material needed for the BSA badge (which are also a good review of some of the topics, but not all, for the Technician exam) can be downloaded here: http://k2bsa.net/jamboree-radio-merit-badge/
- MORE scouting information to be added soon!
This Webpage is maintained by Rebecca Mercuri K3RPM. To report errors or provide links that you would like considered for addition to this page, please send an email to <firstname.lastname@example.org> using the subject line MORE Project Resource Links along with the relevant information in the body of your message.